Meaning of “shortcut” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] ( also UK short cut) uk us /ˈʃɔːtkʌt/

a quicker and more direct way of getting somewhere or doing something:

I took a shortcut through the car park.

In computing, a shortcut is a quick way to start or use a computer program:

a shortcut key

(Definition of “shortcut” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)